Pamphlet 5035 KC Daniel 14-2
You either believe Him that God has ALL power in both heaven and earth, or you don't!
So Daniel has declared to king Darius that God sent His angel to shut the mouths of the hungry lions because of the innocency God found in him.
You "see", Daniel was never really alone for God was with him all along.
You might even say that the Lion King Himself, that Lion of the tribe of Judah, which is another way of saying the King of kings, the King of the just (Melchiszedek), was with him.
It is written concerning God's children that their angels have the face of God at anytime... and there is no time like when you are inches away from the cheek teeth of a hungry lion.
The point is that God did send His angel to shut the mouths of the lions which is evidence and an ensample of the promise He makes to always be with His disciples in these last days.
In fact, that is the very last thing Jesus Christ said to His disciples in the book of Matthew, i.e. that He would always be with them.
And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
If you do then you can dare to be a Daniel even when being forced to looking closely at the salivating taste buds of a ferocious lion.
 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
Then too, the point should be made that in as much as Daniel was a type of God's elect in these last days, the "innocency" that God found in him was because of his predestination, which is the destiny of his calling to which he was ordained in the world that then was (2 Pet. 3:6), as in before the foundation of this world (Eph. 1:14).
You can read about the "innocency" of God's elect in the 8th chapter of Romans.
Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.
To wit, a person who is justified has been judged to not have been guilty in the first place.
 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?
If God finds "innocency" in His elect, who can be against them?
The answer is, no one!
 He that spared not his own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?
 Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifieth.
 Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.
However, there is much more to this in that we shall "see" that those who have laid charge to and delivered up Daniel (God is [my] Judge) to death have brought forth their own judgment and they are going to receive their just recompense.
They are going to get what is coming to them because our Father is completely fair and just.
You see, He is not going to judge someone or sentence someone without a case, without witness and without testimony.
To that end, let us also recognize the fact that Daniel was found innocent before the king.
Remember again that Daniel is a type, an ensample for us in these last days, and he maintained his credibility and did those things that are right, yet he was persecuted and delivered up... for righteousness sake!
This is important to take heed to in order to make sure when you are delivered up it is for His name's sake (Luke 21:12)!
Then was the king exceeding glad for him, and commanded that they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no manner of hurt was found upon him, because he believed in his God.
What a display of our Father's protection upon those who love and serve Him.
You are never alone for He is always with you, "even unto the end of the world", and "He has all power in both heaven and earth".
That just makes those two questions in Romans 8:31 ever so profound:
What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?
And He can deliver His children even when the most powerful man on earth can do nothing, as was the case here with Daniel.
Try as he might, Darius could not help him for his hands were tied.
Next comes the just recompense for king Darius is going to execute it according to righteousness, according to that which is right.
And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had accused Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their children, and their wives; and the lions had the mastery of them, and brake all their bones in pieces or ever they came at the bottom of the den.
The only problem is they have no lion tamer sent to protect them.
Notice also that king Darius commanded that their wives and their children be tossed into the lion's den which symbolically means that their wicked seed will be cut off at judgment!
So... there has been a purging in the government, hasn't there?
God has used this one Daniel as the means by which to justly removed corrupt presidents and princes as an ensample to show us that there shall be no political and economic corruption permitted in the Millennium.
God's elect will see to it.
Our Father will see to it!
And you know what else?
The rulers of all nations shall turn their people to the God of Daniel, to the King of Just, to Yahshua Messiah!
 Then king Darius wrote unto all people, nations, and languages, that dwell in all the earth; Peace be multiplied unto you.
 I make a decree, That in every dominion of my kingdom men tremble and fear before the God of Daniel: for He is the living God, and stedfast for ever, and His kingdom that which shall not be destroyed, and His dominion shall be even unto the end.
And so it would come to pass that king Darius would be blessed by God in that He will name his son "Cyrus" before he is even born, one of only three men in the entire Word of God named before they were born.
That is quite an honor!
 He delivereth and rescueth, and He worketh signs and wonders in heaven and in earth, who hath delivered Daniel from the power of the lions.
 So this Daniel prospered in the reign of Darius, and in the reign of Cyrus the Persian.
Again, this story of Daniel and the lion's den has inspired young and old alike down through the ages who see the faith and trust that Daniel had in our Father to deliver him from the power of the lions.
To those who have eyes to see and ears to hear they also see this as a wonderful ensample giving us encouragement and giving us a witness to see and to know how it shall be in these last days.
Of course, those who love and serve our Father already know that He is real and know that He is the Deliverer and that He will deliver.
So let us not miss the point that is often overlooked in this chapter which is a large part of what we are to learn.
Daniel's name means "God is Judge" and Yahshua Messiah is returning at the sound of the 7th Trump to the Valley of Jehoshaphat (Joel 3) to judge all nations.
Again, "Jeho-shaphat" means "Yahveh Judges" and as it is written that He shall separate the sheep from the goats.
He shall purge the nations of their corruption and liberate their people from oppression and tyranny and execute justice throughout the entire world.
At that time everyone shall receive his or her just recompense and God's elect, the kings and priests of the Zadok, shall be the instruments through whom His rod of iron is enforced, for ALL nations shall look to Jerusalem from whence truth and justice shall flow like mighty rivers, and all nations shall serve Him for those thousand years!
It is written, and so shall it be!
In our next study we are going to begin to see the events that lead up to the sound of the 6th Trump.
Isn't it wonderful?
Our Father is so good to us for He has foretold us all things (Mark 13:23)!
Jesus said, "the book of Daniel was where one could go read and gain understanding"Jesus Christ told us in Matthew 24 and Mark 13 when He sat upon the Mount of Olives and gave His disciples the seven seals concerning the knowledge and the events that would transpire during the final generation of the fig tree, that the book of Daniel was where one could go read and gain understanding concerning the abomination of desolation, that abominable desolator (antichrist) who would come stand in the holy place claiming to be God.
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